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Chief Marin: Leader, Rebel, and Legend by Betty Goerke, Heyday Books

Interviews with Tom Smith & Maria Copa (Isabel Kelly's Ethnographic Notes on the Coast Miwork Indians of Marin and Southern Sonoma Counties, Calfornia), compiled and edited by Mary E.T. Collier and Sylvia B. Thalman, Miwok Archeological Preserve of Marin

The Ohlone Way by Malcolm Margolin, Heyday Books

A Cross of Thorns: Enslavement of California Indians by the Spanish Missions by Elias Costillo, Craven Street Books

An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe by Benjamin Madley, Yale University Press

Handbook of the Indians of California by A.L. Kroeber by Dover Publications

Life in a California Mission: The Journals of Jean Francois de la Perouse (Santa Clara University), Heyday Books

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Beacon Press

"All the Real Indians Died Off" and 20 Other Myths About Native Americans by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker, Beacon Press

In the News

Marin Coast Miwok group seeks more clout

Marin Independent Journal, October 11, 2021

'Desecration': Marin tribal descendants oppose Point Reyes plan

Marin Independent Journal, June 28, 2021

Miwok council describes need for land    Point Reyes Light, May 26, 2021

"Against the Grain": an interview with Tribal Council members, Joe Sanchez and Jason Deschler, on the plight of the Tule Elk in Point Reyes National Seashore (interview begins at 31:12)    KPFA Radio, June 18, 2021

Indian Country Today (TV): interview about the Tule Elk at Point Reyes with Tribal Council member Joe Sanchez (from 4:55 - 5:30)   June 25, 2021


Watch an hour-long presentation on YouTube by the Tribal Council at an event hosted by the San Geronimo Valley Planning Group in April, 2021.


To U.S. Secretary of the Interior,

Deb Haaland, June 3, 2021

Press Releases

6/15/21, Center for Biological Diversity - Coast Miwok Tribe Objects to Point Reyes Ranching, Elk-Killing Plan